Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Kenneth Kaunda, the former president of Zambia, who has died in hospital in the capital, Lusaka, at the age of 97, was the last of the giants of 20th century African nationalism. He was also one of the few to...
The Horn of Africa was and is a region of utmost importance throughout the ages from time immemorial. It is where man first crossed from Africa to other parts of the world and it has always been a point...
A coalition of health justice advocates gathered outside Pfizer's headquarters in Manhattan on March 11, 2021. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) I and many other Mainers have relatives and friends in countries around the world, and we can’t disconnect...
By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBO Last week a Nigerian political analyst sent out a note to a network of Africans who track security issues on the continent. It was a short worried note: “If you aren’t watching Nigeria, you must”, he said. Two...
The UN Security Council members on Tuesday rejected President Farmaajo’s extension of term, but endorsed efforts of the African Union to help parties resolve an electoral impasse. Members of the UN’s most powerful body gathered for an informal sitting meant...
Mark Gollom Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, which was captured on video and sparked worldwide protests over racism and police brutality. Chauvin had been charged with second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree...
President Idriss Deby, who won a 6th term on Monday, has died of injuries suffered on the frontline, an army spokesman said. Chad’s President Idriss Deby has died of injuries suffered on the frontline where he had gone to visit...
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Gregory W. Meeks and Michael McCaul, Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement in response to the lower house of the Somali parliament voting to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed’s term by...
No casualties reported during the incident at the nuclear site that was hit by a large explosion last year. By Maziar Motamedi Tehran, Iran – Iran condemned a blackout at its underground Natanz nuclear facility early on Sunday as an act of...
Vice President Samia Sulhu Hassan announces death of 61-year-old after weeks of uncertainty over his health and whereabouts. Tanzanian President John Magufuli has died, the country’s vice president has announced on state television, after weeks of uncertainty over his health...